• Video

    About BrightFocus Foundation (Video)

    BrightFocus drives innovative research worldwide and promotes awareness of Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

    Monday, July 10, 2017
  • Video

    Investing in the Next Generation of Science

    Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or other early-stage scientists focusing on Alzheimer’s disease research, took advantage of this unique opportunity to accelerate their knowledge immersion towards becoming an expert in this exciting field.

    Monday, July 10, 2017
  • Video

    The Iris

    The location and function of the iris are discussed.

    Friday, July 7, 2017
  • Chat

    Geographic Atrophy: What You Need to Know

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Gayatri S. Reilly of The Retina Group of Washington, who has excelled in research, patient care, and educating other eye care professionals about treating diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
  • Chat

    Promising New Treatments for AMD

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Joshua Dunaief, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School Medicine, who specializes in the study of age-related macular degeneration.

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • Chat

    Nutrition for Healthy Eyes

    Dr. Ward Bond, who regularly appears in the media and before public audiences, discusses the vital role of nutrition in reducing the risk and progression of age-related diseases such as macular degeneration and glaucoma.

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
  • Chat

    Why AMD Is on the Rise-and What Can be Done

    The guest speakers are Sandra S. Block, OD and Christina Morettin, OD. Sandra Block, OD is a professor at the Illinois College of Optometry and was part of a National Academy of Sciences study, "Making Eye Health a Population Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow." Christina Morettin, OD is an assistant professor at the Illinois College of Optometry, and chief of Urgent Eye Care Services. Her interests include urgent eye care, primary eye care, ocular disease, including retinal disease.

    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
  • Chat

    Cataracts & AMD

    The telephone discussion features Dr. Joshua Dunaief, of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, who specializes in the study of age-related macular degeneration.

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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